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Will Eisner

06 Mar 1917 - 03 Jan 2005

William Erwin Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an American cartoonist, writer, and entrepreneur. He was one of the earliest cartoonists to work in the American comic book industry, and his series The Spirit (1940–1952) was noted for its experiments in content and form. In 1978, he popularized the term "graphic novel" with the publication of his book A Contract with God. He was an early contributor to formal comics studies with his book Comics and Sequential Art (1985). The Eisner Award was named in his honor, and is given to recognize achievements each year in the comics medium; he was one of the three inaugural inductees to the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.

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  • Cover of: A Contract With God
    First published in 1984 7 editions in 3 languages — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: A contract with God and other tenement stories

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  • Cover of: Dropsie Avenue: the neighborhood
    First published in 1995 6 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: Comics & sequential art
    First published in 1985 6 editions in 1 language — 4 previewable Cover of edition comicssequential00eisn Cover of edition comicssequential0000eisn_c1q9 Cover of edition comicssequential00eisn_543

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  • Cover of: American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1980s

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  • Cover of: Last Day in Vietnam: A Memory
    First published in 2000 5 editions in 3 languages — 2 previewable Cover of edition lastdayinvietnam0000eisn

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  • Cover of: The building
    First published in 1987 5 editions in 2 languages

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  • Cover of: Fagin the Jew
    First published in 2003 5 editions in 2 languages — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: The Plot: The Secret Story of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

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  • Cover of: Will Eisner Sketchbook

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  • Cover of: The last knight: an introduction to Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes

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  • Cover of: A life force
    First published in 1988 4 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: The amazing adventures of The Escapist.: Volume 3

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  • Cover of: The dreamer
    First published in 1986 4 editions in 1 language

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  • Cover of: To the heart of the storm
    First published in 1991 4 editions in 2 languages — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: City People Notebook
    First published in 1989 3 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: Life on another planet

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  • Cover of: Sundiata: A Legend of Africa
    First published in 2002 3 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: The Best of the Spirit
    First published in 2005 3 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: A family matter
    First published in 1998 3 editions in 2 languages

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December 22, 2021 Edited by dcapillae remove wrong alternatives names
December 22, 2021 Edited by dcapillae merge authors
September 30, 2020 Edited by MARC Bot add ISNI
August 4, 2020 Edited by dcapillae Added short bio from Wikipedia
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import